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Planned Giving

Creating an Ark Legacy

We are all responsible for one another.

As a Legacy Donor, you share the core Jewish value that we are all responsible for one another. Creating a legacy empowers you to extend empathy and compassion to those in need for years to come, and ensures that the traditions important to you remain vibrant for future generations.

The Ark’s 50-year history of serving Chicagoland’s Jews in need has been continuously augmented by those who wish to perpetuate their legacy by supporting our organization through bequests and estate gifts. A legacy donation to The Ark assures that our clients can continue to receive the essential services they require- from medical and dental clinic visits to food pantry support and spiritual enrichment- in the decades to come. Legacy benefactors to The Ark truly exemplify the Jewish tenet of tikkun olam- repairing the world. 


The Ark is an inaugural member organization of the Jewish United Fund Create a Jewish Legacy program, which is generously supported by the Crown family and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

To learn more and receive materials, please contact us.